Anti-polio campaign to begin in KP, FATA and Balochistan on Monday

ISLAMABAD:A three-day anti-polio campaign begins in selected areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Balochistan and FATA on Monday.

According to Radio Pakistan, Health Directorate of KPK told that the campaign will be launched in six districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa including Lakki Marwat, D.I.Khan, Karak, Tank, Bannu and Hangu.

In FATA, the campaign will be launched in South Waziristan Agency and Frontier Regions.

During the campaign, more than one million children up to five years of age will be administered anti-polio drops.

Special security measures have been taken to avoid any untoward incident during the campaign.

In Balochistan, three-day anti-polio vaccination drive will also be started in ten districts including provincial metropolis, Quetta on Monday.

Provincial Coordinator Polio Emergency Operation Centre, Syed Faisal Ahmed told that the drive will be launched in Quetta, Barkhan, Jaffarabad, Naseerabad, Qilla Saifullah, Loralai, Zhob, Dera Bugti, Kohlu and sherani districts.